Termites – In Dead Stump

Q: I prepared to remove a stump in my parent’s backyard and realized that it has termites. I want to remove and grind the stump; however, I’m not sure if we need to treat the termites first. Her house is termite treated and is 250’ from the stump.

A: Termites are perfectly normal in stumps and dead limbs in your landscape. As long as the house is properly protected from termites, there is no need to poison the insects.

see Termites – What to Do When Found




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